Near Hub City in Richland County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
In 1858 the land for St. Patrick's Church and Cemetery was donated to the congregation by Charles and Catherine Shields. The first church was erected in 1867. In 1904 an addition was added to accommodate a growing congregation. In 1924 the old church was razed and the new church was built. The monies, time and material were all donated by the members of the parish. Father Frahling designed the church and was instrumental in its completion.
The church was closed in 1964.
It was razed in 1997.
This memorial symbolizing the community of St. Patricks Church was made possible by donations of former parishioners and friends...
Erected by former parishioners and friends.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
Location. 43° 31.067′ N, 90° 21.453′ W. Marker is near Hub City, Wisconsin, in Richland County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 80, 0.4 miles north of County Highway CC, on the right when Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cazenovia WI 53924, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rockbridge (approx. 5 miles away); Pier Park (approx. 5 miles away); Troop Encampment (approx. 5 miles away); The Little Rock (approx. 5.1 miles away); African American Settlers of Cheyenne Valley (approx. 9.1 miles away); Mt. Vernon Cemetery Civil War Memorial (approx. 9.1 miles away); Admiral Marc A. Mitscher, U.S. Navy (approx. 9.3 miles away); The Lost District (approx. 11.4 miles away).
Also see . . . Saint Patrick's Melancthon Creek Cemetery. Find A Grave website entry (Submitted on February 17, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
1. Melancthon Creek Post Office
"A new post office has been established at Melancthon Creek, Richland county, and our friend C. McCarthy, esq. appointed Post Master."
—The Neenah Bulletin, Neenah Wisconsin; August 13, 1856
— Submitted April 26, 2011.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 645 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.